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Carson Yeung

Carson Yeung is President of the Board at Birmingham City FC, and is also the President of the owning company, Birmingham International Holdings.


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News from Hong Kong: More Delays

Birmingham International Holdings have announced to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange today that there is a delay to them holding an EGM to authorise new funds coming into the company.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Carsongate, Finances in Football | 20 Comments »

Carson Bail Application Hearing Set

It has been confirmed in Hong Kong today that Carson Yeung has applied for bail pending his appeal hearing and that the application will be heard on Thursday, August 21.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Carsongate | 39 Comments »

EZE Group Extend Sponsorship

EZE Group recently extended their sponsorship of Birmingham City for a fourth successive season. The leisure, travel and entertainment experts are once again “Diamond Partners” with the club having seen their profile grow during their connection with the club.

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Posted in Birmingham City, News | 32 Comments »

Carson Appeal Delayed

Carson Yeung was convicted of five counts of money laundering in March 2014 and sentenced to serve six years in jail. While it has been confirmed that he has appealed against his conviction, there has been little word about Carson’s appeal since the conviction – when it is due to happen or if he is to apply for bail pending appeal.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Carsongate | 34 Comments »

The Ownership We Deserve

With Jeremy Wray’s takeover of Birmingham City seemingly stalled once again people online have questioned whether BIH want to sell the club. Although there is undoubtedly difficulties in selling the club due to the intertwined nature of its finances with BIH and the hoops that the regulatory authorities want BIH to jump through, one does wonder if there is other reasons for the continued delay in news let alone a sale.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Talking Points | 93 Comments »

The More Things Change…

The weird thing with moving away from Birmingham is how easy it is to disconnect with what is going on at St Andrews. You may have noticed that in the last couple of days that there has been no updates on site and I’ve been quiet on social media and in the comments. Admittedly, a lot has to do with the changes in my worklife but I’ve also noticed how easy it is not to care so much about football when you’re not immersed in it.

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Posted in Birmingham City, General Ramblings | 74 Comments »

Not the Right News

Birmingham City made Clayton Donaldson their ninth signing of the season yesterday. The 30-year-old striker scored 18 goals for Brentford last season and is looking to make the step up to the Championship and score more goals in the Blue of Birmingham.

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Posted in Birmingham City, General Ramblings | 97 Comments »

“Unbelievably Complicated”

It’s now one week since the self-imposed deadline of three weeks due diligence has elapsed, and Birmingham City seem no closer to having new investment. Although there can be announcements on the HKSE until 11pm HKT (4pm BST), it does seem unlikely that there will be any major announcement today as there has been no halt called on trading of shares.

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Posted in Birmingham City, News, Talking Points | 87 Comments »

Rumours of HKSE Investigation Into BIH Over Delayed Accounts.

Sources from Hong Kong indicate that Birmingham International Holdings have been asked to answer questions surrounding the prolonged audit for their 2011 accounts. The accounts in question were finally released a year and a half late amid controversy over a consultancy agreement between Carson Yeung and Peter Pannu.

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Carson Yeung Given Two Weeks to Prepare to Defend New Lawsuit

Carson Yeung’s lawyers were back in court this morning as the imprisoned former President of Birmingham City was given two weeks to prepare his defence against a civil action raised against him for an unpaid debt.

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Posted in Birmingham City, Chinese Media | 3 Comments »

One Response to “Carson Yeung”

  • JeffHallsClock says:

    Re Due Diligence this can be a lengthy process typically would take about a month…..but with our track record I dare say the auditors will want to be doubly sure.
    Once due diligence is completed there often follows a period of negotiation to adjust for any unexpected findings from both sides!
    So in summary I still wouldn’t expect any news for at least another month or more – we are now in a silent period as neither party are at liberty to discuss pending results as anny discussion could potentially affect competitive offers or business standing in the stock exchange. Whoever it is at the moment are only POTENTIAL suitors
    Hope this helps.

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